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File Server to SharePoint Online

Posted by Jayden @ Movebot on Apr 22, 2021 10:37:31 AM

For many organizations the consideration of moving their documents and files into enterprise cloud storage such as SharePoint and Dropbox is a priority. This priority has been driven not only for companies wishing to stay agile and flexible, but primarily due to the remote work phase that has taken place since COVID-19. Having a legacy file server sitting in a datacentre or a cabinet in an office has been seen to be unproductive and costly for organizations looking to enable their remote workforce. From a productivity view, the inability to easily collaborate with a file server hinders teams as VPNs and other barriers negatively impacts a user experience. From a technology perspective, a file server does not have the resilience nor redundancy and is a large capital and continuous support expense.

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Topics: Cloud Storage, Cloud File Transfer, Cloud Migration, Team Migration, SharePoint

Google Drive Migrations

Posted by Jayden @ Movebot on Apr 15, 2021 11:48:24 AM

Google Drive migrations are straightforward and simple in contrast to migrating into the likes of SharePoint. Although there are a couple things to consider prior to migrating a single file. We will briefly cover six key items to keep in mind prior to migrating into Google Drive, whether you have 5 users or 100,000 or 500GB or 300TB, these five items apply.

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Topics: Cloud Storage, Cloud File Transfer, Cloud Migration, Google Drive, Team Migration, Google Workspace

Migrate from file servers and NAS appliances to Dropbox

Posted by Jayden @ Movebot on Oct 8, 2020 9:46:30 AM

Dropbox has come a long way in the cloud storage market from being a consumer based offering to evolving into a true business solution. Dropbox has built out a lot of features to truly make them a competitive product in the team collaboration space. One of the complexities of migrating into Dropbox is when it comes to migrating from your traditional file server or NAS into Dropbox.

 

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Topics: Cloud Storage, On-Premise, File Server, Cloud Migration, Dropbox, Team Migration, s3, sftp, smb, nfs, nas

SharePoint Migration Tool Limitations

Posted by Jayden @ Movebot on Oct 1, 2020 2:41:00 PM

The SharePoint Migration Tool (SPMT) is a common tool used by IT Teams to migrate businesses data into SharePoint Online. The tool supports SharePoint On-Premise or a File Share, with this comes limitations and barriers that can become frustrating and a hindrance when it comes to migrating an entire organization.

 

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Topics: Cloud Storage, On-Premise, Cloud File Transfer, Cloud Migration, Team Migration, SharePoint

SharePoint Online Migration Best Practices

Posted by Jayden @ Movebot on Sep 28, 2020 2:39:07 PM

The SharePoint online movement is happening and a large amount of businesses and teams are migrating their way into the Office 365 suite, more specifically SharePoint online. This is related due to cost cutting exercises internally due to the global effects of COVID.

 

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Topics: Cloud Storage, On-Premise, Cloud File Transfer, Cloud Migration, Team Migration, SharePoint

Movebot joins Dropbox as a Platform Partner

Posted by Jayden @ Movebot on Sep 24, 2020 10:04:31 AM

Movebot, the safe pair of digital hands used to move your data from one location to another, is excited to announce it is now a Dropbox Platform Partner. This partnership extends Movebot’s migration services to Dropbox’s global collaboration platform that enables teams to work together from anywhere.

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Topics: Cloud Storage, Cloud File Transfer, Cloud Migration, Dropbox, Team Migration

What is a delta migration?

Posted by Jayden @ Movebot on Sep 8, 2020 11:06:14 AM

Data migrations can be time consuming and while you are migrating your initial wave of content, data may change or become out of date by the time you and your users go to access it. This is where delta or partial migrations are useful. 

 

 

 

 

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Topics: Cloud Storage, On-Premise, Cloud File Transfer, Cloud Migration, Team Migration

Move data between clouds at 1/10th of the price

Posted by Jayden @ Movebot on Jun 11, 2020 4:30:24 PM

Considering cloud storage is becoming the latest utility and data becoming the new oil the playing field is highly competitive when it comes to storing the data. You can store 1TB through Wasabi for $5.99 per month or 2TB through IDrive for $5.79 per month. However, the downside is when the time comes to move to the cloud storage or between cloud storage at an affordable rate.

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Topics: Cloud Storage, On-Premise, Cloud File Transfer, Cloud Migration, Team Migration

Reasons people and teams move clouds

Posted by Jayden @ Movebot on Jun 11, 2020 4:27:34 PM

Since Movebot was rebranded from Couchdrop in Feb 2020 to aid those making the move to or between clouds during COVID, an increasingly number of other reasons people move from one cloud provider to another has come to light.

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Topics: Cloud Storage, Cloud File Transfer, Cloud Migration, Team Migration

How to move your Team from G-Suite to Dropbox for Business

Posted by Jayden @ Movebot on Jun 11, 2020 4:20:39 PM

Moving your individual storage from one provider to another is one challenge, but how about moving your entire team, or better yet — your organization? Often you have to outsource this work or find hacky solutions to help make the move bearable. Or, download all the files and then re-upload (sync) the files to your new provider. This last option is great if you have lots of time and enough space to handle the data.

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Topics: Cloud File Transfer, Cloud Migration, G-Suite, Google Drive, box, Team Migration

How to move your Team from G-Suite to Box cloud storage

Posted by Jayden @ Movebot on Jun 11, 2020 3:00:29 PM

Moving your individual storage from one provider to another is one challenge, but how about moving your entire team, or better yet — your organization? Often you have to outsource this work or find hacky solutions to help make the move bearable. Or, download all the files and then re-upload (sync) the files to your new provider. This last option is great if you have lots of time and enough space to handle the data.

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Topics: Cloud File Transfer, Cloud Migration, G-Suite, Google Drive, box, Team Migration